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federal authorities say two milwaukee men planned to leave the u-s to join isis. but they were stopped and taken into custody in texas. tonight, a local muslim leader is condemning the alleged actions of the men. fox 6's ashley sears is live in the newsroom with his message. rizwan ahmad says extremism is change misconceptions--while denouncing the actions of those radicalized. a plan thwarted-- two men--stopped by federal authorities-- after an investigation revealed they planned to join isis. 35-year-old jason ludke is accused of trying to aid a foreign terrorist organization. 30-year-old yosvany padilla-conde is accused of aiding and abetting
drove from wisconsin to texas-- with plans to cross over the boarder and eventually travel to iraq or syria. 29:31 what weve identified as the biggest reason people are radicalized is lack of education. rizwan ahmad is the spokesman for the ahmadiyya muslim community in milwaukee. he says the alleged beliefs of the two men--are not true to islam. 24:49 nowhere in the teachings of islam is terrorism, extremism, anything like condones or even allowed at his place of worship-- saturday is a time to study and learn. it is something he says everyone can benefit from. he's helping spread a message of "true islam" a campaign that started nearly a year ago. 26:39 ignorance and miseducation of what islam actually is a problem for both sides. he says it is disheartening to see his relgion used as an excuse for hate-- not only from extremists--but those who
everybody so theyre mindful of what true religion is. the investigation into the two men began after authorities say ludke made contact with an undercover agent in september. ludke is well-known to the wisconsin legal system--he's been convicted of sexual assault and threatening a judge. live in the newsroom, ashley sears fox 6 news. bev thanks ash ...a developing story from milwaukee's north side. earlier this evening - the medical examiner was called to we're told a 24-year-old man from kenosha was killed. no other details are being released. you decide coverage now - ...more days and longer hours. the city of milwaukee is expanding "in- person" early voting - something it's never done before.. fox6's jonathon gregg reports, this weekend marked a milestone-- three weeks away from the general election. for the first time this election, "you can't just get
don't make it available on saturday you basically you just lose out. zakia patterson made herself available so she doesn't lose out. "we really need it." she cast her vote for president saturday morning. at milwaukee's downtown zeilder building. "that's out goal, is to get the word out." shirley bordeaux provided the ride. she's a member of citizen action wisconsin, "publicizing the number so people know they have an opportunity to early "in-person" voting started a few weeks ago in milwaukee but until now didn't include saturday and sunday. "we really developed a schedule to ensure that any person who wants to early votes before the election has the opportunity to cast their ballot." not only has milwaukee expanded its voting hours, earlier this week the city opened two satellite polling places. "previous presidential election the highest number of early of
we're already a third of the way there." and there's still three weeks until election day. "the weekend is the very best." but like we said before, zakia patterson wasn't going to miss out. now that time is on her side. "it's good to just come during the weekend and vote." that makes three different places milwaukee's can early vote. the zeidler building downtown, forrest home library and the midtown center off capitol drive. jonathon gregg fox 6 news in the race for the white house.... donald trump cancels a rally he planned in west allis monday night. a a scheduling conflict. he'll still be in green bay though - doors open at 3pm - the event starts at 6. in the latest marquette law school poll of likely wisconsin voters -- hillary clinton leads trump by seven points. "donald trump" - a sticking point in last night's u-s senate debate. senator ron johnson and opponent russ feingold squared- off in green bay. "ive not been shy about disagreeing with our nominee and certainly im not going to defend the indefensible. which truthfully is a mark difference between myself and senator feingold, who must be the last american who thinks that hillary clinton is
donald trump is completely irresponsible and that no one should really do it after theyve seen the fact that he simply isnt qualified to be president. he doesnt have the temperament to be president." the latest marquette law school poll shows feingold leads by just two points. the two will debate again in milwau to hear more from the candidates - plus - where to vote this election season, just head to fox-six-now-dot- com or the fox- six news app and click on the links section. there you can find answers to all your election questions. kind of a gloomy day - but at least it was warm.. weather expert stephanie barichello is here with more on the forecast. staying mild tonight with temperatures holding steady in
evening but the main line of thunderstorms won't arrive until after 10pm. these thunderstorms will linger into sunday morning then expect a mostly cloudy sky with areas of fog and a high in the upper 60s. a warm front will bump temperatures in the mid to upper 70s on monday but most of the assoa returns tuesday and wednesday then cooler with the slight chance for a few showers on thursday. tonight: showers and t-storms likely. warm. low: 64 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with lingering showers and areas of
wind: sw-se 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny with the slight chance for t-storms. am low: 64 high: 76 dewpoint: 64 wind: sw 5-15 mph you can stay ahead of the weather anywhere -- just download the fox 6 storm center app. it' apple and android devices. "the weather outside will soon be frightful". weather experts predict we will experience much cooler conditions in the 2016 winter season than we did last year. several agencies are now partnering up to help keep your heating bill affordable. fox6's angelica sanchez joins us now with more. angelica? beverly this is a milwaukee county initiative. officials have added two more energy assistant program locations one in the
easier for folks to get the energy saving services they need because the latest analysis shows we're in for a major cool down. "ill brace for it i hope it's not that brutal." whether we like it or not winter will soon be here. "i like a mild winter with a little bit of snow" officials at "we energies" say this winter will be anything but mild. 'last year was an anomaly...we saw extremely mild winter temperatures. plunging higher energy bills. " if we return to normal winter weather our customers will pay more than last year." the milwaukee county department of health and human services in partnerships with umos and community advocates is aiming to once again help residents keep heating costs down by promoting their energy assistance program. it provides qualified applicants with a one time annual payment to make heating and electric bills affordable. "this program is not just for low
umos program manager ana ortiz says they are also spreading word of the services to senior citizens...recent grads and new homeowners who may not realize they qualify for help. you can apply in person or over the phone. you also get an energy saving kit to get you started. "we really want to reach all those households that don't know they can get this extra help." in an effort to reach even more people in 2016 two new energy assistant offices have opened in the north and far south sid o this year their goal is to help 70- thousand households. "we all know there is somebody out there struggling. you don't have to do this alone." no matter what your situation... a lower bill this winter can make all the difference. we want them to contact us sooner rather than later there are options out there." now their goal may be to help 70- thousand residents but their data shows there's over 175 thousand qualifying homes. make sure you figure out if you are one of them. a link to their website is available at fox6
she says her worst nightmare as a cop suddenly became a reality. the appleton officer - attacked - disarmed and then shot with her own gun. up next - she speaks out for the fist time since that night. and-- an odd sight in milwaukee. ...why these people were walking around with black duct tape over their mouths.. plus-- tomorrow's a big day for bret favre. ...a closer look at the hall of fame ceremony set
the appleton police officer who was shot in a struggle with a suspect-- and bystanders-- talks about the ordeal for the first time. fox's alex ronallo has her story. reporter the night of may 28th started just like any other for appleton police officer stephanie wiener. stephanie wiener, appleton police department : "at that time i had no idea my worst nightmare as a cop would become a reality later that night." reporter on friday, wiener talked about that nightmare.she described what happened when she confronted a shoplifting suspect. stephanie
disarmed me and then shot me with my duty weapon before taking his own life." reporter a good samaritan who tried to help wiener was also shot, and wounded.wiener, who is still recovering from a broken hip, says she still prays for the man who hurt her. stephanie wiener, appleton police department : "i cannot recall a moment in which i felt anger or any bitter feeling toward the man that caused me many physical and mental set backs." reporter wiener said she's been lucky with incredible support from the community. stephanie wiener, appleton police departm officer throughout the country can say the same." reporter wiener explained her story is important now, because of strained police-community relationships nationwide.she added both sides need to work to develop close relationships. stephanie wiener, appleton police department : "in appleton and many other communities i know that officers are out in the community, interacting with citizens regularly." reporter other officers told us wiener's speech hit home. s/ delain 1:16-1:25 chief deputy todd delain, brown county sheriff's dept. : "it's a reminder to all of us that it can
same, caring way, but cautiously, to ensure that we're watching out for our safety and our fellow officers' safety, as well as the community." reporter wiener ended her talk by thanking everyone who's shown her support since her worst nightmare came true. stephanie wiener, appleton police department : "it was always uplifting to know how many people were thinking of me and praying for me. i'm sincerely grateful." reporter in appleton alex ronallo fox news. the man shot and killed -- allegedly by his own employee -- is laid to rest today. charges have been filed in the murder of donald lewis -- owner of jason small faces several felonies -- including first degree intentional homicide. his bond was set at 250-thousdand dollars today. police say they found plastic gloves covered in blood-- and a security camera system from the cafe in the home where small was arrested. lewis' body was found in a walled- off section of the cafe's basement. jason small is due back in court later this month.
investigating what they believe is a fire that was intentionally set. it happened near 27th and hopkins shortly after three o'clock this morning. we're told it happened at a vacant duplex that's owned by the city of milwaukee. no injuries were reported. people took to the streets of downtown milwaukee to make a stand against human trafficking. the walk for freedom, created by a-21, a global anti-human trafficking organization, works to raise awareness of the issue in milwaukee. participants in the walk dressed in black, with black tape cv to represent the 27-million victims who have no voice. "only one percent of human traffickers are ever prosecuted and spent any time in jail, so really, we want to be exposing that, holding people accountable for their actions and ultimately reducing the number of people who are brought into slavery." this is the first year this walk has taken place in milwaukee. today, 270 walks for freedom were held in 39 countries
madison is urging all undergraduates to get vaccinated against a rare form of meningitis that put two students in the hospital last week. the students are expected to make full recoveries, but the disease can be deadly. university health services is offering the vaccine free to students starting thursday. we've posted all the details on our website fox6 now dot com. the bay gives back! the ville together to feed area residents. fox 6s derica williams shows you the massive undertaking was kick- started by a group of local teens. nats preparing a small group of kids...with a big task a head of them. we are going for as long as it takes to deliver 5000 bags to the village of whitefish bag one bag per house. splitting into teams and hitting the streets to tackle hunger. it makes me feel like i can do something saturday whitefish bay high school students spent
door. we hope that the community will fill the bags with non-perishable food items that we can bring to the riverwest food pantry next saturday all of the bags will be collected and brought back here to the field house for a massive sorting and delivery operation. this is the second year the bay gives back service organization has held a food drive. being a part of it is very rewarding and just trying to help everybody is really nice last year the contributions were tremendous. drive we collected 3 tons of food and 6,000 items for the riverwest food pantry and the rivewest community of milwaukee it shows how whitefish bay really lends a hand to milwaukee county and show how much we can do and participate proving that we are all neighbors who look out for one another and need each other's kind gestures to thrive. a lot of people to want to help the community and do things that make a different and with this community we can do so much to help. in whitefish bay, derica
next saturday at whitefish bay high school .the collection will be from 10-2. new tonight - an incredible gift to the community.. ...an all- access pass to discovery world - for free! ...why the venue was picked. ...and how lake michigan played a role.. his right paw is missing - his left paw injured. he often walked upright.. but now this beloved bear named pedal - is missing. why
of things... is a pretty reasonable
compensation level. ron johnson paid himself seven hundred thousand dollars a year. all told, he took a ten million dollar corporate payout then moved to washington. where he fights against even the existence of any federal minimum wage. millions for him. not even $7.25 an hour for us. senator ron johnson. for big corporate interests, not wisconsin. last year, the greater milwaukee foundation gave a gift to the community every month, as a celebration for its centennial year.
than 275 people taking part - they decided to do it this year-- but for 1 day only. julie collins has the story. 'people were so excited about this gift of the community that they began lining up at 9:15 this morning, 45 minutes before the doors even opened.' once inside they were granted a full access pass to all that discovery world had to offer... 'i like playing th on interactive gaming - to watch and learn experiments - the greater milwaukee foundation wanted to give everyone a chance to experience a marvelous museum like discovery world. 'not everyone has access to the venues whether it be time constraints or financial constraints, opening the doors for people really allowed them to feel welcome and come in and experience it even for just a few hours.' and you were given access for free! and on a college students budget
come if it wasnt.' also on the list of places to see - the betty brinn childrens museum and the art museum also boosting free admission thanks to the community gift from the greater milwaukee foundation. 'theres just plenty to do, these spaces are so large and so engaging, theres really something for everything.' each stop along the lake front - designed specifically to inspire the community to really understand the importance of the great lake michigan. 'its critical to our industry and manufacturing, really important for recreation and also its people in milwaukee and beyond.' in downtown milwauke, julie collins. fox 6 news. also on the free list today was the port explorium in port washington. the community gift was made possible in part by the partnership with the fund for lake michigan organization. staying mild tonight with temperatures holding steady in
evening but the main line of thunderstorms won't arrive until after 10pm. these thunderstorms will linger into sunday morning then expect a mostly cloudy sky with areas of fog and a high in the upper 60s. a warm front will bump temperatures in the mid to upper 70s on monday but most of the associated rain l returns tuesday and wednesday then cooler with the slight chance for a few showers on thursday. tonight: showers and t-storms likely. warm. low: 64 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with lingering showers and areas of fog. high: 69 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw-se 5-10 mph a big day for packers fans tomorrow.. a former quarterback will be honored during the halftime show.. a closer look at the ceremony -
through poetry. and-- as unrest unfolds in communities across the country, one neighborhood in milwaukee is getting help to move forward from its unrest. coming up, brandon cruz goes beyond the game in the sherman park area. on the next wakeup -- it's the spookiest time of the year! don't get tricked this halloween at&t treats us to the apps that will keep your kids safe for the holiday. and our pet of the week is here -- we'll meet zoda the 10-month-old puppy!
longtime green bay packers quarterback, brett favre will once again return to lambeau field tomorrow. he'll be honored by the team -- during a halftime ceremony. brittany ford talked poetry to keep favre's legacy alive. reporter come sunday, brett farve's legacy will continue as he makes packers history once again..gary love, of new york, says it's something he couldn't miss. "he was the best, gave such a shot in the arm for the nfl his style of play." reporter as a part packers tradition, and his induction to the pro
unveiled inside lambeau field . favre will also be there. he will be presented with this 14k gold pro hall of fame ring. "anytime they put your name up in lambeau field it's special. so obviously brett' special and what he's accomplished as a green bay packer." "this is a good thing for the team... his name on there..." "as a die heart packers and brett favre fan love has made a hobby out honoring his favorite player, through writing poetry." nat of love says sunday will mark his 58th packers game.. and in past years he has even had the chance present his work to favre himself. love "he was autographing stuff, and i presented him with the first poem, and it was about the bengals game, when he came in at the end of the game and through a touch down pass to kitrick taylor, and won the game." reporter love says the inspiration for each poem has come from witnessing some of
love "it takes a little, but i put the words together, and i try to get it out, this is my best one, this is his fourth poem, because he did retire a couple of times, and come back." reporter he says he has sent each poem favre, and the packers organization... and hopes for just one thing. love "if bret's watching just let someone know if he enjoyed them, that's all." ... documenting favres legacy beyond the playing field. in green bay, brittany ford fox news. ghosts and goblins invade the district seven police station today in milwaukee. the "kids and cops in costumes" event invites children to tour the station. the station's cell block was closed for the day and turned into a "we have several different resources for the community. we have our recruitment, we have our faith-based inititative and basically it allows the community to get a behind the scenes look at the district." years ago, the event started out just as an open house event. however, over time - the district took to the season - and made it a haunted, open house.
for one milwaukee neighborhood, one local team is trying to help that change happen. tonight, brandon goes beyond the game in sherman park. "they were so excited to see us here." for these kids living in the sherman park neighborhood, the sights and sounds on this day... ...are much different than what they witnessed over a series of days in august as unrest consumed the area. after a young man, who police say was armed, was shot and killed by a milwaukee police of burned down businesses in the area. milwaukee native duane wilson, a guard on marquette's basketball team, saw those events unfold and they affected him emotionally. "my feeling, i was sad especially being from milwaukee, a milwaukee native i've got a lot of family members that live over in this area it was just sad to see that type of stuff going on." because it happened in the city of milwaukee, marquette basketball coach steve wojciechowski felt his players and staff should do something to try and help out the neighborhood. "as a member of
these events had to happen, you feel for everyone involved and you just want to help, and you want to try and make it better." so, the golden eagles basketball team went into the sherman park neighborhood to do just that. "for our community, the milwaukee community our best resource are our kids and our program tries to be a big part of our community we wanted to reach out to the kids here at sherman park and help them get off to great start as the school year supplies like pencils, folders, crayons, scissors and glue were given to the kids by the team. but that wasn't it as they also received marquette swag. "that is very helpful. the backpacks are nice, couldn't ask for more or a better setup." while this was important for the team and the kids, parents, like marguerite givings, also found this effort by marquette basketball as something very positive. "i think its great community event for the kids something good for them, obviously all
with them, the boys don't get that every day you know." as the nights of protests and fires won't soon be forgotten, donte daughtry, who works for the boys and girls club in the area, believes a new chapter is beginning. "it definitely affected me pretty hard. but events like these are the things that we've done throughout even the unrest. so it makes me very happy that we have things like this that settle the community." that chapter is starting with the children, something sherman park residn great first step. "that situation was a little scary. but marquette and the boys & girls club coming together for the young kids is amazing for this community right now." with the events in august as a reminder of what can go wrong, marquette's director of player personnel travis diener knows what can go right if people lend a hand and open their hearts. "it's really unfortunate, not just here in milwaukee, but across the united states the issues that are going on. that's why today is very important for everybody just to give back a little bit and get everyone on
6 sports. this outreach was part of the program's year- round effort to help the community. marquette basketball is also involved with children's hospital, among other organizations. new tonight - anything for a friend.. including - apparently - getting naked! why these ladies in sheboygan are baring all for a racy calendar.. he walks upright. ? but is "pedal" the beloved bear - dead? why some are worried.. i'm tracking a cold front that will bring a line of showers and thunderstorms to southeast wisconsin tonight -- thankfully it won't impact our
bump back shot his name is "pedals." a bear - who alked upright on two hind legs because of injured paws. pedals was an internet sensation but now he's feared dead. magee hickey tells you why.. sensation and beloved bipedal bear pedals is said to be dead, according to a statement posted on the pedals the injured bipedal bear facebook page. it was is the first bear hunt with arrows in new jersey in the past 40 years, and it was on the very
that pedals, the upright bear, was killed by an archer's arrow. "right now, we are really, really upset," lisa rose-rublack, an animal rescue advocate, was close to tears as she told pix11 news that beloved pedals was most likely dead. the black bear with a missing right paw and an injured left paw who walked upright and roamed oak ridge and rockaway for years had been the center of a facebook and gofundme campaign to place the maimed bear in an upstate sanctuary for however, the group posted a sad announcement friday about the bear's death after a number of people bombarded the page asking about pedals' rumored fate. "pedals is dead. the hunter who has wanted him dead for nearly 3 years had the satisfaction of putting an arrow through him, bragging at the station," the statement read. "it's the good hunters who told us what transpired," rose-rublack told pix11 news. "it's the ones who decided they had to hunt the handicapped bear. this guy bragged that he was looking for pedals for three years." according to the statement, pedals' body was brought to the green pond hunting station monday where he was weighed and two biologists confirmed it was "the bi-pedal" bear, meaning they had allegedly identified him as the beloved
the new jersey state department to protect people more than animals." it was the first bear hunt with arrows in new jersey in the past 40 years. and it was on the very first day of the hunt that it is believed that pedals was killed by an archer's arrow. a mild day - but when will the sun return. weather expert stephanie barichello is coming up with your full forecast. and-- they're not your typical ...why these 50-something women from sheboygan - decided to bare - almost all.. and-- the packers passing- game- principles are not worried about the struggles of that unit lately..... fox six sports is on the way.... on the next wakeup -- it's the spookiest time of the year! don't get tricked this halloween at&t treats us to the apps that will keep your kids safe for the holiday. and our pet of the week is here -- we'll meet zoda the 10-month-old puppy! that's sunday on wakeup. we'll
i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. you know, seven hundred thousand dollars in the scheme
of things... is a pretty reasonable compensation level. ron johnson paid himself seven hundred thousand dollars a year. all told, he took a ten million dollar corporate payout then moved to washington. where he fights against even the existence of any federal minimum wage. millions for him. not even $7.25 an hour for us. senator ron johnson.
holding steady in the low to middle 60s. a few showers are possible this evening but the main line of thunderstorms won't arrive until after 10pm. these thunderstorms will linger into sunday morning then expect a mostly cloudy sky with areas of fog and a high in the upper 60s. a warm front will bump temperatures in the mid to upper 70s on monday but most of the associated rain will sunshine returns tuesday and wednesday then cooler with the slight chance for a few showers on thursday. tonight: showers and t-storms
evening but the main line of thunderstorms won't arrive until after 10pm. these thunderstorms will linger into sunday morning then expect a mostly cloudy sky with areas of fog warm front will bump temperatures in the mid to upper 70s on monday but most of the associated rain will stay north of our area. sunshine
slight chance for a few showers on thursday. tonight: showers and t-storms likely. warm. low: 64 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with lingering showers and areas of fog. high: 69 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw-se 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny with the slight chance for t-storms. am low: 64 high: wind: ne 5-15 mph the packers activate demetri goodson and mike pennel from the suspended list today to bolster their defense and release rookie d-lineman brian price.... on the other side of the ball, the packers are 27th in the nfl in passing offense, right behind the....
browns...... no matter what else is going right for green bay, this team is not capable of approaching its goals with numbers like that.... one game after showing solid signs of life against the lions, aaron rodgers and his mates slide backwards against the giants..... several drops and errant throws skew the statistics in a negative direction, leaving the key players involved to say they output will increase when the rough spots are ironed out.... "i'm not worried about that at all. those things happen. i missed some passes. those guys shouldn't be worreid about me at all either. we're going to get better. we're not going to have performance like that." "we have a job to do of create separation and getting open so we try to make it as easy as possible on aaron. i'm sure he does the same for us. sometimes we gotta make plays and sometimes we just gotta make the easy plays." this is the only place to see the packers and cowboys at 3:25 tomorrow afternoon.... stay tuned for postgame coverage, featuring defensive lineman
lambeau... and don't forget the fox six sports blitz this and every sunday night at 10:35.... the game of the night in college football is in madison.... the badgers take it right at second ranked and undefeated ohio state, going ahead 10-nothing thanks to their defense and running game.... right now, it's -- to -- in the fourth period.... top ranked alabama is at number nine tennessee earlier today.... it's a top ten meeting in the s.e.c., and it's no contest.... this is ronnie harrison onthe 58 yard interception crimson tide cruises 49 to 10..... we'll see if second ranked ohio state can keep pace tonight... to baseball.... the national league championship series opens tonight at wrigley field with the cubs figuring to have a big advantage on the dodgers in terms of energy...... they get things going right off the bat by scoring in the first inning in front of some very primed fans at wrigley field... right now, it's - to - in th -th inning.... this is game one of a best of seven series....
a two games to none advantage on the blue jays.... the game is tied at 1 in the bottom of the third inning when francisco lindor knocks home rajai davis.... that is just enough, given the way cleveland's bullpen is going these days... the home team wins, 2 to 1... there are only seven hits combined, in the game... cavs players at 5:53, if you want how about some basketball.... the bucks have the bulls on the homecourt downtown for the annual macc fund game this evening... rookie malcolm brogdon makes a first quarter statement for his offensive abilities by knocking down a pair of three- pointers... and the bucks go inside tonight as well.... this is miles plumlee with the flush... 835 score: the admirals are getting things going for the american hockey league season tonight in san antonio... the girls state tennis tournament comes to a close today... in division one doubles, elise gerard and annabelle crowley of nicolet make it all
of kenosha st. joes does win the singles title in division two... that's it for sports. back to you... the same sheboygan high school are joining forces to help a classmate in need. and they're doing it by baring it all. brittany schmidt explains ... in a room full of women who all graduated from north high school together in sheboygan, it's hard
looking at a calendar like this one. woman "i'm miss january." woman "i'm miss july!" woman "miss february." t.c. mccarty/miss may "and i thought we can do this. we can do it tastefully, and we can have fun with it, and hopefully raise a couple of eyebrows. let's get 12 girls together, our high school friends together and let's do an au natural calendar." woman "i am miss december." woman "i am miss may." woman "i'm miss april." miss november "as november with a turkey in front of me." marion helf/miss june "decked out with my golf bag, that's about it. and my argyle socks." sally nead/miss august "and i love to cook. i love to drink wine. but obviously a wine glass won't cover me." bobbie kussard/miss july "i'm a big card player. i love cards. and then i like to go to the casino once in a while." but there's more that meets the eye when it comes to this calendar. if you look closely, each photo has a book in it titled a-l-s research. t.c. mccarty/miss may "wendy was certainly the inspiration for the calendar." in 2011, wendy
lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease. milan karol/robert packard center for als research "cells that control muscle movement, those motor neurons are dying. and as those motor neurons die and no longer function." wendy has been bed-ridden for the past two years, robbing her of her favorite activities. milan karol/robert packard center for als research "ultimately is a fatal disease." but she isn't about to let it rob her of her determination to fight a-l-s, and what better way to fund research featuring all of her friends. t.c. mccarty/miss may "there it started. she gave me a list of 12 girls. i called them all." mccarty says it was a hard sell at first. kiki sucha/miss december "i said, t-c, you're nuts. i can't do that!" woman "cause i even thought who are they going to sell this to?" suzie warmus/miss january "it's like are you in or not and it's, like, what do you mean? and she said this is going to go." but as soon as they found out it was for wendy, and that 100 percent of the proceeds would go toward
miss february "this one really rose to the top as something we could do on our own." mary jo vollrath/miss april "we're all 60 years old. we are not selling outer beauty. we are selling inner beauty which came from our inspiration from wendy." tom rauwerdink/wendy's son "to have it be something so meaningful to myself, my mom and my family, it's just been a really great experience." milan karol/robert packard center for als research "and they're going to touch lives that they don't know. they're going to touch the hearts of people they've they're going to cause people to be inspired to say i could do something." mary jo vollrath/miss april "this isn't about keeping our friend here. it's about maybe somebody else having a better life who develops this disease as well." t.c. mccarty/miss may "we were brave enough to do it in a very unique way that only girls from 1972 would do." the calendar girls have already donated 22-thousand dollars to a-l-s research. end of 9pm you are watching fox 6 news at
our big story at ten...condemning extremism. tonight, a local muslim leader is denouncing the alleged beliefs of two milwaukee men-- who are accused of trying to join isis. fox 6's ashley sears is live in the newsroom with his message. rizwan ahmad says extremism is not islam. misconceptions--while denouncing the actions of those radicalized. a foiled plan-- two men--stopped by federal authorities-- after an investigation revealed they planned to join isis. 35-year-old jason ludke is accused of trying to aid a foreign terrorist organization. 30-year-old yosvany padilla-conde is accused of aiding and abetting
drove from wisconsin to texas-- with plans to cross over the boarder and eventually travel to iraq or syria. 29:31 what weve identified as the biggest reason people are radicalized is lack of education. rizwan ahmad is the spokesman for the ahmadiyya muslim community in milwaukee. he says the alleged beliefs of the two men--are not true to islam. 24:49 nowhere in the teachings of islam is terrorism, extremism, anything for that matter. at his place of worship-- saturday is a time to study and learn. it is something he says everyone can benefit from. he's helping spread a message of "true islam" a campaign that started nearly a year ago. 27:47 we want to educate everybody so theyre mindful of what true religion is. he says it is disheartening to see his relgion used as an excuse for hate-- not only from extremists--but those who condemn islam.